A action that causes harm to another and which is deliberate, for which the victim may sue the wrongdoer for damages.
Wrong perpetrated by one who intends to break the law.
a negligent act which done purposefully and not by accident or involuntarily
a tort committed by someone acting willfully, with general or specific intent
a wrong that occurs when a person knows and desires the consequences of his or her act
An intentional tort exists only when an employee is injured as a result of a deliberate act of the employer and the employer specifically intended an injury. An employer is deemed to have intended to injure if the employer had actual knowledge that an injury was certain to occur and willfully disregarded that knowledge.
Damage claim when a party commits a tort with intention to harm.
A wrong committed by someone not accidentally but on purpose.
A deliberate act that causes harm to another, for which the victim may sue the wrongdoer for damages. Acts of domestic violence, such as assault and battery, are intentional torts (as well as crimes).
An intentional tort is a category of torts that describes a civil wrong resulting from an intentional act on the part of the tortfeasor. The level of intent required to render a party liable for an intentional tort has been described as "substantial certainty" that the result would occur.